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Angel G. Corral
Graveside services for Angel Guadalupe Corral, infant son of Fernando and Dalia Corral, were at 11 a.m. today in Plainview Cemetery with the Rev. Gerard Kinney, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Lemons Funeral Home.

The child was born stillborn 11:51 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, 1998, in Covenant Hospital.

Survivors include his parents; a brother, Fernando Alexis Corral of Plainview; and his grandparents, Ramon and Eva Corral and Hector and Maria Garcia, all of Plainview.
 

Betty Dipprey

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Betty Dipprey, 64, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Ted Samples, retired minister, and the Rev. Farril DeFoor, pastor of Grace Fellowship Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Dipprey died Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998, in University Medical Center in Lubbock.

She was born Betty Frances Williams on Nov. 8, 1934, in Floyd County, the daughter of Solomon James Williams and the late Nettie Ledger Williams. She graduated from Lockney High School and attended Plainview Business College. She moved from Lockney to San Angelo in 1979 and back to Lockney in 1986.

She was a member of Grace Fellowship Church.

On Aug. 12, 1954, she married Charles Dipprey in Lockney.

Survivors include her husband; her father, S.J. Williams of Lockney; three daughters, DeeLane Buske and Lisa Scott, both of Kress, and Charla Carthel of Lockney; a brother, Robert Williams of Weatherford; a sister, Sherry Race of Pampa; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A sister, Dorothy Frame, died Sept. 9, 1994.

The family suggests memorials to Grace Fellowship Church, 211 N. Main St., Lockney, TX 79241.
 

Wilda Harral

ABERNATHY - Funeral services for Wilda Lee Sanders Harral, 86, will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Abernathy United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Currie officiating.

Burial will be in Abernathy Cemetery by Resthaven Funeral Home of Lubbock.

Mrs. Harral died Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998, in Methodist Hospital.

She was born Oct. 4, 1912, in Utica, Okla. She was a member of Abernathy United Methodist Church.

On Nov. 23, 1938, she married Ira Lee Harral in Lubbock. He died Aug. 7, 1974.

Survivors include a son, Wayne Harral of Abernathy; two sisters, Mrs. J.B. Christian and Faye James, both of Lubbock.

The family suggests memorials to the Abernathy Cemetery Association.
 

Minnie Northcutt

ABERNATHY - Funeral services for Minnie Northcutt, 88, were at 2 p.m. Sunday in Abernathy First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mike Wilcox, pastor, officiating.

Burial was in Abernathy Cemetery by Abell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Northcutt died Friday, Dec. 11, 1998, in Heritage Convalescent Center in Amarillo.

She was born Dec. 7, 1910, in Cranfills Gap. She moved from Plainview to Abernathy in 1948 and was a member of First Baptist Church and Abernathy Senior Citizens.

She married Henry Prescott in April of 1939 in Lorenzo. He died May 3, 1974.

Survivors include a son, Henry “Hank” Northcutt of Amarillo; a daughter, Carolyn Gibson of Stinnett; two brothers; Clayton Enger of Abernathy and Paul Enger of Lubbock; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A son, Larry Dean Northcutt, died Sept. 25, 1998.

The family suggests memorials to the Salvation Army.
 

Lola Noyes

HEREFORD - Graveside services for Lola Blanche Noyes, 90, will be at 2 p.m. today in Rest Lawn Cemetery with Monsignor Orville Blum, pastor of St. Anthony´s Catholic Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Gililland-Watson Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hoyes died Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998, in Hereford Regional Medical Center.

She was born May 24, 1908, in Commerce. She was a homemaker, a seamstress and a Baptist.

In 1926, she married B.B. Noyes Sr. in Commerce. He is deceased.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Noyes of Hereford and Bob Noyes of Chico; four daughters, Edna “Doll” Thompson of Amarillo, Faye Keener of Portales, N.M., Beverly Wynn of Lubbock and Helen Noyes of Hereford; five sisters, Johnnie Davis of Olton, Myrtle Formway of White Deer, Marie Sims of Logan, N.M., Dora May Seale of Friona and Odene Helms; a brother, Clarence May Scale of Friona; 27 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Two sons, Don and Ben Noyes Jr., are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society.

Jeanan Courtney

HALE CENTER - Funeral services for Jeanan Courtney, 58, are pending with Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Ms. Courtney died at 1:45 a.m. today, March 11, 1998, in Hi-Plains Hospital.
 

Kirby L. Hyman

OLTON - Graveside services for Kirby L. Hyman, 87, will be at 3 p.m. today in Olton Cemetery with the Rev. Norman Patton, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Homes.

Mr. Hyman died at 12:20 p.m. Monday, March 9, 1998, in Hi-Plains Hospital in Hale Center after a lengthy illness.

He was born April 22, 1910, in Gainesville. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II as a medical technician and truck driver. He had worked in the oil fields until his retirement. He lived in Amarillo before moving to Olton in 1992 and lived in the Runningwater Draw Care Center. He was a Baptist.

He married Alleane Maylen in 1955 in Seminole. She died in 1990.

Survivors include a brother, Ruel Hyman of Denton, and several nieces and nephews.

Two brothers, Elbert Hyman and Delbert Hyman, and a sister, Dovie Finney, are deceased.

The family suggests memorials to Runningwater Draw Care Center, P.O. Box 409, Olton, TX 79064.
 

Doug Meriwether

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Doug Meriwether, 64, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Main Street Church of Christ with Russell Harris, minister, and Frank Duckworth, minister of W. College and Third Street Church of Christ, officiating.

Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Meriwether died Tuesday, March 10, 1998, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 1, 1934, in Lockney, the son of the late Raymond Wesley and Zerah Evelyn Fortenberry Meriwether. He graduated from Lockney High School and attended Lippert´s Business School in Plainview.

He served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the National Defense Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

He was a retired postmaster and had been presented numerous awards and commendations from the U.S. Postal Service.

He was a member of the Church of Christ, Lions Club, Elk´s Lodge and Little League Association.

On July 3, 1957, he married Donnie Carol Young in Lockney.

Survivors include his wife; one son, Monty Meriwether of Lubbock; a brother, Morris Meriwether of Hobbs, N.M.; and two grandchildren, Tessa Breann Meriwether and Matthew Ryan Meriwether.

The family suggests memorials to the Texas Boys Ranch Foundation, 1001 Main St., Lubbock, TX 79401 or the Children´s Home of Lubbock Foundation, 1001 Main St., Lubbock, TX 79401.

A daughter, Melissa Meriwether, died in 1961.

The family will be at the funeral home today from 4-6 p.m.
 

Edward Stephen

LEVELLAND - Funeral services for Edward Lee Stephen, 62, will be at 3 p.m. today in Christ United Methodist Church with the Rev. Keith Wiseman, associate pastor of First United Methodist Church in Lubbock, and Don Yarbrough officiating.

Burial will be in City of Levelland Cemetery by Geo. C. Price Funeral Directors.

Mr. Stephen died Monday, March 9, 1998, in Methodist Hospital Lubbock.

He was born May 16, 1935, in Ranger. He was a retired field foreman for Amoco and was a U.S. Army veteran.

He attended Christ United Methodist Church.

On June 18, 1982, he married Mary Lois Tate in Levelland.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Mike Stinson of Plainview and Greg Stephen of Midland; two daughters, Cheryl Ann Jackson and Donna Lois Riddle, both of Levelland; a sister, Loretta Elder of Breckenridge; and eight grandchildren.
 

Becky Gene Walker

Memorial services for Becky Gene Walker, 40, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in First Baptist Church in Friona with the Rev. Waide Messer, pastor, officiating.

Cremation arrangements are by Wood-Dunning Funeral Home.

Ms. Walker died Feb. 25, 1998 at her residence in Plainview.

She was born June 6, 1957, in Friona. She graduated from Friona High School and attended South Plains College in Levelland and Angelo State University. She moved to Plainview in 1987 and was a nursery child care provider.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Friona.

Survivors include her mother, Ethel Walker of Friona; three sisters, Sharon Anthony and Sherry Walker, both of Amarillo, and Mary Polasek, of Anton.
 

Charles Walser

HEREFORD - Funeral services for Charles Walser, 109, are pending with Parkside Chapel.

Mr. Walser died Tuesday, March 10, 1998, in Hereford Regional Medical Center after a brief illness. 
 

Helen Hammond
ABERNATHY - Graveside services for Helen Hammond, 86, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Abernathy Cemetery with David Bennett, a Church of Christ minister, officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Abell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hammond died Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998, in Lubbock.

She was born Jan. 29, 1912, in Southmaid. She moved to Abernathy in 1946 and owned and operated Helen´s Gift Shop from 1957 to 1973. She also was co-owner with her husband in Hammond Maytag until 1972.

On Jan. 27, 1929, she married W.L. “Dewey” Hammond in Collinsville. He died Feb. 3, 1973.

Survivors include a son, W.F. Hammond of Lubbock; and 10 grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Children´s Home of Lubbock, 4404 Idalou Hwy., Lubbock, TX 79403.
 

Ernest Lancaster

PADUCAH - Funeral services for Ernest “Shorty” Lancaster, 71, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. David Miller of Tulia and Joe Crosby, youth minister of First Baptist Church, officiating.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Englewood Cemetery in Slaton by Seigler Funeral Home.

Mr. Lancaster died late Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998, at his residence after a lengthy illness.

He was born Sept. 21, 1927, in Lynn County. He had lived in the Lubbock area for many years before moving to Paducah in 1995. He farmed in the Post, Slaton and Hale Center areas and also had worked for High Plains Underground Water Conservation District in Lubbock.

He was a Baptist, a member of the Masonic Lodge and a veteran of the Korean War.

On Aug. 22, 1964, he married Dolores Jean Hedrick in Lubbock.

Survivors include his wife; four sons, Charles Ginn and Donny Grasso, both of Denton, Danny Ginn of Hale Center and Ralph Grasso of Lubbock; and six grandchildren.
 

Viola Mangum

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Viola Mangum, 70, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Russell Byard, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Mangum died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998, in University Medical Center in Lubbock.

She was born Jan. 2, 1928, in Lockney, the daughter of the late Robert Frank and Zora Myrtle McMinn Messimer. She graduated from Lockney High School and from dietary school. She was a dietitian at Lockney General Hospital and a homemaker.

She was a lifelong resident of Lockney, a member of First United Methodist Church, Senior Citizens, and National Dietitians Management Association.

On May 18, 1942, she married Paul Mangum in Floydada. He died Nov. 30, 1994.

Survivors include one son, Rocky Mangum of Plainview; three daughters, Ruth Burleson of Lockney, Laura Hamilton of Nashville, Ga., and Tara Smith of Tulia; three sisters, Bettie Smith of Kress, Ruby Reynolds of Olton and Charlene Hughes of Amarillo; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A brother, Clarence Messimer, is deceased.

The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church, 102 W. Poplar, Lockney, TX 79241, or to the Lockney Senior Citizens, 118 W. College, Lockney, TX 79241.
 

Luther Price

LUBBOCK - Funeral services for Luther Price, 86, of Shallowater, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in New Deal First Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy McGuire of Bacon Heights Baptist Church in Lubbock and the Rev. Terry W. Jones of New Deal First Baptist Church officiating.

Burial will be in City of Lubbock Cemetery by Franklin-Bartley Funeral Home.

Mr. Price died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998, in Methodist Hospital.

He was born Jan. 29, 1912, in London, Ark. He moved to Shallowater in 1991 and was a retired farmer.

He was a member of New Deal First Baptist Church.

On March 29, 1968, he married Oleta Price. She died Jan. 3, 1998.

Survivors include two daughters, Glendean Henderson of Deer Park and Joyce Mallow of Arlington; six sons, Charles Price of Abernathy, Delbert Price of Lubbock, Glynn Price of Shallowater, Lynn Price of Atkins, Ark., Wayne Price of Denton and Dwayne Price of Charleston, W.Va.; two stepdaughters, Drusilla Boyd of Houston and Elaine Fry of Thibodeaux, La.; a sister, Lena Davis McAnulty of Atkins, Ark.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to New Deal First Baptist Church.
 

Glenda Jean Wilson

HALE CENTER - Funeral services for Glenda Jean Wilson, 35, are pending with Freeman-Abell Funeral Home.

Ms. Wilson died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998.
 

William Frank Carthel

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for William Frank “Cap” Carthel, 89, will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in West College and Third St. Church of Christ with Frank Duckworth, minister, officiating.

Burial will be in Lockney Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mr. Carthel died Thursday, Jan. 15, 1998, in Lockney Care Center.

He was born on Jan. 13, 1909, in Lockney where he was a life-long resident. He attended school at Prairie Chapel and had worked as a deputy sheriff in Floyd County for 17 years, retiring in 1975.

He was a member of West College and Third St. Church of Christ, Masonic Lodge #867 and Lockney Senior Citizens.

On Sept. 10, 1927, he married Irene Harrison in Lockney. She died on Nov. 14, 1958. He married Wanda Woody on May 28, 1960 in Lockney.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Bobby Frank Carthel of Lockney and James Royce Carthel of Plainview; three daughters, Billie Rene Howard of Plainview, Peggy Dean Turner of Floydada and Shari Shaw of Lubbock; four brothers, Aaron Carthel of Floydada, W.L. Carthel and Cecil Carthel, both of Lockney, and Ray Gene Carthel of Texarkana; three sisters, Dee Ritchey of Amarillo, Velma Harrison of Lockney and Lillian Rogers of Lovington, N.M.; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A son, Keith Carthel, died Dec. 18, 1997.

The family suggests memorials to Lockney Senior Citizens, 118 W. College St., Lockney, TX 79241.
 

Joe Polk

Funeral services for Joseph Polk, 71, are pending with Lemons Funeral Home.

Mr. Polk died at 6:50 a.m. today, Jan. 16, 1998, in IHS Heritage Home.
 

Jimmie Lee Nicholson

OLTON - Funeral services for Jimmie Lee Nicholson, 79, will be at 2 p.m. today in NorthSide Church of Christ with Howard Morris, pastor of 6th Avenue Church of Christ in Canyon, officiating.

Burial will be in Olton Cemetery by Foskey-Lilley-McGill Funeral Home.

Mrs. Nicholson died at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, in St. Anthony´s Hospice in Amarillo after a lengthy illness.

She was born on May 10, 1918, in St. Jo. She moved to Olton in 1949 and to Amarillo in 1997. She had worked in the grocery business for over 40 years. She worked for Pan-n-Save on Highway 70 in Olton until retirement in 1992.

On May 3, 1938, she married Garland Nicholson in Clovis, N.M. He died on March 12, 1989.

Survivors include two sons, Hal Nicholson of Amarillo and Charles H. “Buddy” Nicholson of Olton; two daughters, Barbara Woods of Canyon and Gayle Carlisle of Amarillo; two sisters, Janelle Nichols of West Point, Ala. and Lois Trimble of Pueblo, Colo; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Gil Nicholson, Wade Nicholson, Mark Nicholson, T.J. Smith, Bill Chitty and Robin Spain.

The family suggests memorials to the Olton Ambulance Association c/o Olton State Bank, P.O. Drawer X, Olton, TX 79064, or to Baptist-St. Anthony´s Hospice, P.O. Box 950, Amarillo, TX 79176.
 

Mildred Thrasher

FLOYDADA - Funeral services for Mildred Inez Thrasher, 77, of Lubbock, will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. G.A. Van Hoose, a retired minister, and the Rev. Gene Hawkins, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be in Floydada Cemetery by Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Thrasher died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 1998, at her residence.

She was born on Jan. 19, 1920, in Mills, N.M. She attended Porter schools and moved to Floydada from Matador in 1960.

She was a homemaker and a charter member of Trinity Church in Floydada.

She married Leo Richard Thrasher in 1938. He died on Aug. 4, 1976.

Survivors include three sons, Robby Thrasher of Plainview, Allen Thrasher of Floydada and Leo Thrasher of San Jon, N.M.; three daughters, LaNell McCandless of Floydada, Eileen Thrasher of Lubbock and Carol Tate of Haines City, Fla.; three sisters, Cleda Fickel of Carlsbad, N.M., Imogene Duck of Amarillo and Mary Helen Frost of San Jon; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Beth Elaine Thrasher, died in 1942.

The family suggests memorials to South Plains Chapter Alzheimer´s Association, TTUHSC, 3601 Fourth St., Room 3A116, Lubbock, TX 79430, or to the Grand Court Retirement Home Chapel Fund, 4601 71st St., Lubbock, TX 79424.

DeLose Beaty

LAMESA - Graveside services for DeLose Cate “Dee” Beaty, 69, will be at 2 p.m. today in Lamesa Memorial Park with the Rev. Gerald Parsons officiating.

Burial arrangements are by Branon Funeral Home.

Mr. Beaty died Sunday, June 14, 1998, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center.

He was born July 14, 1928, in Avery and moved to Lamesa from Red River County in 1955. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a truck driver.

Survivors include a sister, Arleen Freeman of Hale Center; and two brothers, Joe and Ben Beaty, both of Lamesa.
 

Ila M. Doss

AMARILLO - Graveside services for Ila M. Doss, 84, will be at 2 p.m. MST Wednesday in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in Albuquerque, N.M.

Burial arrangements are by Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Doss died Sunday, June 14, 1998.

She was born in San Saba County and moved to Amarillo in 1996 from Albuquerque. She was a self-employed restaurant owner and member of the Church of Christ.

In 1943 she married Paul M. Doss in Clovis, N.M. He died in 1971.

Survivors include two brothers, John Hurlon Cockrell of Floydada and A.C. Cockrell of Amarillo.

The body will be at the funeral home until 8 p.m. today.

The family suggests memorials to Crown of Texas Hospice in Amarillo or to a favorite charity.
 

Edward Ingram

CARRIZO SPRINGS - Funeral services for Edward Denton “Dent” Ingram, 87, were at 10 a.m. today in Leonard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Arlie Lammers, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial was in Edgewood Cemetery in Crystal City by Leonard Funeral Home.

Mr. Ingram died Saturday, June 13, 1998, in San Antonio Community Hospital.

He was born Feb. 22, 1911, in Rains County near Dunbar. He moved to Crystal City in 1928 and worked as a butcher. During World War II, he served with the 45th Division and received the Silver Star.

He moved near Carrizo Springs in 1938 and farmed and was ranch manager for Bowman Cattle Co.

He was a member of the Texas Animal Health Commission and served as a Special Texas Ranger and Deputy Sheriff for more than 50 years.

On Nov. 27, 1940, he married Alice Jo Butler in Eagle Pass. She died Aug. 15, 1980.

Survivors include two sons, Rusty Ingram of Plainview and Sandy Ingram of Comfort; two brothers, Flavil Ingram of Uvalde and Al Ingram of Crystal City; and five grandchildren.

A brother, Claude Ingram, is deceased.
 

Gerald C. Phillips

AUSTIN - Memorial services for Gerald C. Phillips, 76, former Plainview resident and a cousin of Glen H. Phillips of the Valley View Community, were at 2 p.m. Friday in Austin. Arrangements were by Cook-Walden Funeral Home.

Mr. Phillips died of a heart attack Monday, June 8, 1998, at his residence.

He was born Feb. 27, 1922, in Plainview, the son of the late Hale County pioneers, G. Cleveland “Cleve” and Evelyn Claiton Phillips.

He served as Navy submarine officer during World War II in the Pacific.

He obtained his Ph.D. in physics in 1949 from Rice University and remained at Rice to teach. In 1960, he was appointed director of the Bonnet Nuclear Labs at the university and remained there until his retirement in 1987.

He was senior vice president and later president of Columbia Scientific Industries in Austin from 1969 until 1995, and also served on the advisory committee in the Physics Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

Other survivors include his wife, Barbara; a daughter, Dominique M. Peterson of San Diego, Calif.; a sister, Mary Sayre of Boulder, Colo.; and two grandchildren, Ben and Shawn Peterson of San Diego.
 

Lupe Sanchez

LOCKNEY - Funeral services for Lupe Sanchez are pending with Moore-Rose-White Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sanchez died at 4:40 a.m. today, June 16, 1998, in W.J. Mangold Memorial Hospital.


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